Warm, Sweet and Cheesy: International Comfort Foods
by Staff
Different nations and cultures have their own warming, nostalgia-inducing comfort food classics. Grilled cheese and tomato soup are typical American staples -- what are some other well-loved comfort foods from around the world?

Currywurst is a sweet and sour concoction that combines curry-spiked tomato sauce with sausage. Where did this dish originate?

  • Munich, Germany
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Berlin, Germany

Korean bibimbap is a hot, filling one-bowl meal. What ingredients are commonly found in this dish?

  • rice, egg and vegetables
  • rice noodles, egg and vegetable
  • meat and vegetables -- no rice

True or False: Invented in Mexico, tostadas are made with fried corn tortillas. Think open taco shell.

  • true
  • false
  • It depends: A tostada can be made from a flour tortilla.

You have a cold and your taste buds are shot, but you want something other than chicken noodle soup. A friend suggests pho. Pho is a signature dish from which country in Asia?

  • China
  • Vietnam
  • Thailand

According to a survey by British television channel Good Food, what's the most popular British comfort food?

  • fish and chips
  • baked beans on toast
  • bangers and mash

In Quebec, poutine is the ultimate comfort food. The base of the dish is french fries. What ingredients transform french fries into poutine?

  • mayonnaise and ketchup
  • brown gravy and cheese curds
  • maple syrup

What ingredient adds the zest to Hungarian goulash?

  • paprika
  • chili powder
  • cayenne pepper

Dosas, a street food in South India, have made their way to the streets of Manhattan. What food would you compare a dosa to?

  • dumplings
  • hot dogs
  • pancakes

Papusas are a corn dough stuffed with a filling like pork or cheese. Travel to this country for a great papusa:

  • Mexico
  • El Salvador
  • Chile

Chicken stock, egg and lemon make a tangy yet rich soup in what country?

  • China
  • Mexico
  • Greece